2018 NFL Fantasy Football Week 5 Waiver Wire

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Week 5 Waiver Wire

Week 4 is in the books! We’re on to Week 5 and your fantasy football team might need some help now that bye weeks have started.  This week we have the Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers on their bye.  Building a dominate fantasy team requires actively playing the waiver wire. Here’s some players to consider.

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  • Jameis Winston – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Marcus Mariota – Tennessee Titans
  • Joe Flacco – Baltimore Ravens
  • Blake Bortles – Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Derek Carr – Oakland Raiders
  • Mitchell Trubisky – Chicago Bears
  • Baker Mayfield – Cleveland Browns

Running Backs:

  • Sony Michel – New England Patriots
  • TJ Yeldon – Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Aaron Jones – Green Bay Packers
  • Mark Ingram – New Orleans Saints
  • Tarik Cohen – Chicago Bears
  • Latavius Murray – Minnesota Vikings
  • Nyheim Hines – Indianapolis Colts
  • Mike Davis – Seattle Seahawks
  • Marlon Mack – Indianapolis Colts (stash on your bench)
  • Nick Chubb – Cleveland Browns (stash on your bench)
  • Wendell Smallwood – Philadelphia Eagles
  • Ronald Jones – Tampa Bay Buccaneers (stash on your bench)

Wide Receivers:

  • Alshon Jeffery – Philadelphia Eagles
  • John Brown – Baltimore Ravens
  • Dede Westbrook – Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Keke Coutee – Houston Texans
  • Mohamed Sanu – Atlanta Falcons
  • Taywan Taylor – Tennessee Titans
  • Antonio Callaway – Cleveland Browns
  • Taylor Gabriel – Chicago Bears
  • Chester Rogers – Indianapolis Colts
  • Ryan Grant – Indianapolis Colts
  • Marquez Valdes-Scantling – Green Bay Packers

Tight Ends:

  • Vance McDonald – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Cameron Brate – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Tyler Kroft – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Ricky Seals-Jones – Arizona Cardinals


  • Carolina Panthers (vs New York Giants)
  • Tennessee Titans (@ Buffalo Bills)
  • New York Jets (vs Denver Broncos)
  • Houston Texans (vs Dallas Cowboys)
  • Green Bay Packers (@ Detroit Lions)
  • Cleveland Browns (vs Baltimore Ravens)

Players You Can Drop:

  • Jimmy Garoppolo QB – San Francisco 49ers (out for the rest of season)
  • Sam Bradford QB – Arizona Cardinals
  • Rashaad Penny RB – Seattle Seahawks
  • Tyler Eifert TE – Cincinnati Bengals (out for the rest of season)
  • Will Dissly TE – Seattle Seahawks (out for the rest of season)
  • Robby Anderson WR – New York Jets
  • Marquise Goodwin WR – San Francisco 49ers
  • Chris Hogan WR – New England Patriots
  • Chris Godwin WR – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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